Local Union Reform

Chicago Teamsters Say No Again

September 21, 2007: For the second time in three weeks, the 2,100 Teamsters who move the City of Chicago have rejected their contract.

Bobby Hogan Charged by IRB

September 11, 2007: Bobby Hogan, the secretary treasurer of Chicago Local 714, has been charged by the Independent Review Board (IRB) with bringing reproach upon the union.

Legal Victory for TDU Members

September 6, 2007: The National Labor Relations Board ordered the reinstatement of a fired Teamster reform activist.

IBT VP Must Pay Back $100K Plus

October 9, 2007: Thanks to TDU, International Union Vice President, and former Local 237 president Carroll Haynes is being forced to repay more than $100,000 in improper payments.

Chicago Teamsters Reject Contract

On August 29, the 2000 Teamsters who move the city of Chicago rejected a ten-year contract that would have put their future at risk.

Local 743 Race Heats Up

August 23, 2007: By Richard Berg: The 11,000 hospital, custodial, clerical, and manufacturing workers of Teamster Local 743 will get something they haven’t had recently: a fair local election.


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